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awatáwatv [c4] MAG- act; -ON patmag-áwatv intervene, stop. As a referee might do in a sports eventNagaawat siya.He was-intervening.awatáv intervene betweenAwata niyo an nagasuntukan agod dili magpatayan.You intervene-between the fighters so-that no-one will-be-killed.synsaway
awayáwayCebn fight, argument, quarrel, warSigi pa an away sa 'Middle East'.The war in-the Middle East is going-on still.syndutakfight (slang)gubot fightato fightkàáwayn enemy, foe, adversary, opponentSi Joselita dili ko kaaway.Joselita is not my enemy.paràawáyn quarrelerSi Ramona paraaway kaya wara sin amiga.Ramona is a quarreler so she has-no friends.mag-aráwayv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. quarrel plural, fight pluralAn imo mga iskwila nagaaraway.Your students are-quarreling.ìáwayv involve someone in an argumentIn-away si Roberto san iya asawa.Roberto's wife was-involving him in an argument.
awtoáwton car, jeepsyndyip jeepkotsecar
ayinterj oh!Ay! Nano kay adi ka?Oh! Why are you here?synaha!oh!
ayagayágCebv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmag-ayágv siftNagaayag siya sin arina.She is-sifting flour.synag-ag siftayagánn sieveHanapon mo an ayagan kay maayag ako sin arina.Look-for the sieve because I am going-to-sift flour.
ayamáyamBkln dogBahugan mo an ayam.Feed the dog.synidodogaso1dogmangáyamv [c2] MANG- ag. huntMangayam kita sin usa.Let us hunt deer.pangayámn huntingAn pangayam an dibirsyon ni Pedro.Hunting is Pedro's diversion.parapangayámn hunterAntis naghali an mga parapangayam ginhatagan sinda sin tig-irisad ka sako.Before leaving the hunters were each given a sack.
ayatáyatv [c4] MAG- act; -ON patmag-áyatv challenge, defyNagaayat ina na tawo sin suntukan.That person is-challenging anyone-to-fight.ayatónv be challengedGin-ayat sinda Jun kahapon, pero wara lang sinda magbargo.Jun and-friends were-challenged-to-fight yesterday, but they just ignored them.synato fight
ayawayáwadv do not, don't. For more information, see the Grammatical Sketch, section 7.1.Ayaw kahadlok kay adi ako.Do-not be-afraid, because I am here.
ayo1áyoadj MA-màáyoadj excellent, good, superbMaayo an iya trabaho.His work is excellent.sin màáyoadv thoroughly, wellBaldiyuhi sin maayo an banyo.Flush the bathroom thoroughly.This nominal phrase functions as an adverb which modifies the verb in its sentence and specifies that the action of the verb is to be done wellminàáyon nice way, diplomatically, tactfullyDili sa minaayo an iya pagbaribad.Her refusal was not-done in-a nice way.kàayuhánn goodnessNano an kaayuhan na nahimo mo para sa mga tawo?What goodness have you done for the people?kàáyoadj how very good, how excellentadv very, severe, great, very well. In certain contexts this word is simply an intensifier and has a variety of translations into English depending on the contextKaayo san iyo palabas.How-very-good your show is.An pagdugu-dugo naman sa mga urhi na bulan san pagbudos delikado kaayo.The bleeding in-turn in-the last months of-the pregnancy is very dangerous.v cure, able to cure, make wellMaski diin magkadto si Mila kilala siya kaayo.Wherever Mila goes she is very-well known.Wara siya kaayo san akon sakit.He was not able-to-cure my illness.mag-áyov [c5] MAG- exp; -ON pat; -AN goal. be healed, become healedv [c6] MAG-, UM-, MANG- ag; -ON pat; I- ben. fixMag-ayo ka na.Be-healed now.Mag-ayo ka san mga sira na kudal.You fix the broken fences.magpàáyov have someone fix somethingMapaubos ako para magpaayo san akon rilo.I am-going-downtown in-order to-have-a-repairman-fix my watch.pàayúhonv have someone heal someoneGinpaayo san tawo sa duktor an bata.The man had the doctor heal the child.ayúhonv 1be cured, be made wellAyuhon ko an imo sakit kun magtuod ka na ako dios.I will-cure your illness if you will-believe that I-am god.2fix, repairAyuhon ko anay an akon katri.I will-fix my bed first.ayuhónadj curable, repairableayuhánv reconcileSi Pedro kag si Juan ayuhan na.Peter and John are-reconciled now.mag-ayuhánv reciprocate goodnessMag-ayuhan na kamo kay magmanghod man la kamo.You-pl be-good-to-each-other because you are also brothers.parahingáyon repairman, technicianSi Pedro parahingayo sin radyo.Peter is a radio technician.
ayo2áyòv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmag-áyòv request, ask for discountayûonv be requested, be asked, be beggedAyuon mo kan Laarni an kaldiro.Ask Laarni for the kettle.ìáyòv request, ask for somethingIayo man ako sin iba kanda Nard.Please ask Nard-and-family for another-one for me.paràayôn beggarAyaw pag-uriti an paraayo.Do-not reprimand the beggar.cflimos alms
ayon1áyonCebv [c2] MAG- actmag-áyonv prefer, enjoyAn kadamuan ayon gayod sa pag-uma.The majority really prefer farming.
ayon2áyonTagadv accordingMagaayo ako sa iya ayon sa iya kabubut-on.I will-ask of him according to his will.cfsunod next
ayopayópv [c2] MAG- actmag-ayópv reside, stay, live with another, seek shelterHabo siya mag-ayop sa mamingaw na lugar.She does-not-want to-reside in-a lonely place.
ayuhónv Variantkaayo cure
ayunoayúnoSpn fasting, refrain from eatingAn iya ayuno pakitang-tawo lang.His fasting is just a sham/for-show.mag-ayúnov [c3] MAG- act; -AN goal. fast, go hungryNagaayuno si Pedro.Pedro is-fasting.